Listen Up! Northwest is a collaboratively produced radio magazine featuring stories of communities in action throughout the Northwest. Each broadcast highlights the work of skilled community radio producers and artists from our region, including Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.
Listen Up! Northwest Program 16 looks at the gaps in access to healthy food for all.
* 98% of Alaska's food is shipped in from outside. Listen to a discussion on the future of Alaska's food security (Sparks, KWMD Kasilof, AK)
* What choices do the poor often make when buying food? An interview on the cost of food for the poor in British Columbia. (Lorraine Chisholm, CFRO Vancouver, BC)
* Urban planners are discussing how to make healthy food more accessible to people in low income neighborhoods. (Martha Baskin, KBCS Seattle)
* Pre-packaged foods are very accessible to people throughout the world. We look at one company that produces packaged foods and their business practices (Jonathan Steinman, CJLY Nelson, BC)